• Only we conduct operations in the Sinai — Egypt military
Only we conduct operations in the Sinai — Egypt military

According to the New York Times , spokesmen for both millitaries declined to comment on the secret alliance. A bombshell report by the New York Times last week revealed that Israeli aircraft have been bombing the Egyptian Sinai for the past two years with little or not media coverage.

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  • Samsung heir walks free after appeals court quashes bribery charges
Samsung heir walks free after appeals court quashes bribery charges

She will continue to stand trial while under detention until the first verdict, expected in early February, is reached. "The past year was a precious time for personal reflection", Lee told reporters waiting outside the gates of a detention center in southern Seoul.

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  • Top PA Negotiator: US Ambassador Nikki Haley Should
Top PA Negotiator: US Ambassador Nikki Haley Should "Shut Up"

Abbas, who was elected to a four-year term as president in 2005, recently began serving his fourteenth year. Israel and the US, he said , sought to "liquidate the Palestinian national project". The comment was made in response to remarks by a senior United States official, who claimed that Abbas has refused to return to negotiations. "We don...

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  • North Korea's Berlin embassy used to acquire nuclear technology, spy chief says
North Korea's Berlin embassy used to acquire nuclear technology, spy chief says

BfV head Hans-Georg Maassen said: "We have noticed that so many procurement activities have taken place from the embassy". "But we cannot guarantee that this can be detected and prevented by us in all cases". However, Deutsche Welle reported that a North Korea diplomat tried to obtain a "gas-monitor" in 2014. The accusations come after a Unit...

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  • TDP to raise 'injustice to Andhra' in parliament
TDP to raise 'injustice to Andhra' in parliament

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is not snapping its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), for now. Reportedly , Naidu is holding an emergency meeting on Sunday to rethink the party's alliance with the saffron party. The BJP is facing crisis in ties with TDP only days after shortly after Shiv Sena parted ways after a long partnership a...

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  • Fed Slaps Unusual Penalty On Wells Fargo Following 'Widespread Consumer Abuses'
Fed Slaps Unusual Penalty On Wells Fargo Following 'Widespread Consumer Abuses'

The stock drooped in late exchanging Friday. "This is akin to the last scene in 'The Godfather,"' said Isaac Boltansky, an analyst at Compass Point Research & Trading. The company will then seek third-party review of the implementation of the reform steps no later than September 30, which will then be subject to Fed approval.

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  • United Kingdom services sector shows sluggish growth
United Kingdom services sector shows sluggish growth

The steeper pace of expansion was registered by services companies, which saw the most marked increase in activity since May 2012. Expert consensus is that the index will rise from 55.9 points to 56.6 points, which would be another strong boost for market hopes of an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve next month.

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  • Assault on J&K students: Three of six accused arrested
Assault on J&K students: Three of six accused arrested

Other three youth involved in this incident have also been identified and would be arrested soon. The Kashmiri students have alleged that they were assaulted without any provocation. When asked if they know why the mob attacked them or who they were, Aftab said, "We don't know who they were". A case against unknown men under sections 323 (vol...

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  • PV Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-13, 21-15, goes into finals
PV Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-13, 21-15, goes into finals

Following the win at the Siri Fort Sports Complex, the three-time World Championship medallist Sindhu improved her head-to-head record against 22-year-old Ratchanok to 3-4. The women's doubles title went to Indonesian third seeds Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu, who won 21-18, 21-15 in 58 minutes against Thai second seeds Jongkolphan Kitith...

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  • Syria rejects USA claims on chemical weapon use
Syria rejects USA claims on chemical weapon use

The officials also say Syria may be making new kinds of weapons, either to improve their military capability or to escape worldwide accountability. US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters on Friday his government was concerned sarin gas may have been recently used in Syria, citing reports from NGOs and rebel groups.

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  • Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures dip
Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures dip

The first warning runs from 8pm on Monday until 3pm on Tuesday. The weather warning will impact much of the region. It will be cold with variable cloud and some sunshine to begin with on Monday, with frosts only slowly clearing during the morning and just the risk of the odd light shower near the east coast.

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  • At Least 2 Killed in South Carolina Amtrak Crash
At Least 2 Killed in South Carolina Amtrak Crash

The two trains collided around 2:35 AM Sunday in Cayce, South Carolina, according to an Amtrak press release. An Amtrak passenger train slammed into a parked freight train in the early-morning darkness Sunday after a thrown switch sent it hurtling down a side track, authorities said.

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  • Israel 'legalises' West Bank outpost of Havat Gilad
Israel 'legalises' West Bank outpost of Havat Gilad

Israel is moving to provide Havat Gilad with legal status in a move likely to infuriate Palestinians. The confrontation resulted in the death of a 19-year-old Palestinian man. Meanwhile, the trial of Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi before an Israeli military court has been postponed for a week and is now scheduled to begin on February 13,...

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  • Vessel with 22 Indian sailors goes missing in West Africa
Vessel with 22 Indian sailors goes missing in West Africa

A Panama-registered merchant ship with 22 Indian crew members on board has gone missing from Benin Coast of West Africa on Thursday. On Friday, the company tweeted from its handle @Angloeasterngrp, "We regret that contact has been lost with the AE-managed MT Marine Express while at Cotonou, Benin".

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  • Palestinian president to respond to Trump at UN
Palestinian president to respond to Trump at UN

Kuwait will affirm these stances amid its non-permanent membership of the UNSC, and will call for talks to exchange views aimed at discussing 50 years since Israel occupied Palestine during its UNSC presidency. "Our message, the message of the people and the leadership, is unified", he said, "There can be no peace without Jerusalem as the capital o...

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  • Iran says USA nuclear policy brings world 'closer to annihilation'
Iran says USA nuclear policy brings world 'closer to annihilation'

Much of the current nuclear stockpile is too powerful to be an effective enough deterrent, according to the review , and a less-devastating capability means the United States would be more ready to use these weapons if prompted. It enhances deterrence of strategic attacks against our nation, and our allies and partners, that may not come in the fo...

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  • Rajasthan bypolls: Cong wins Mandalgarh seat, leads in Alwar, Ajmer
Rajasthan bypolls: Cong wins Mandalgarh seat, leads in Alwar, Ajmer

Proud of each and every one of you. "This is a rejection of the BJP by the people of Rajasthan", Gandhi said . The BJP loses Alwar, Ajmer Lok Sabha seats and one assembly seat in the Rajasthan; comes a distant second to TMC in one Lok Sabha and one assembly seat in West Bengal.

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  • White House to abandon controversial nominee for Council on Environmental Quality head
White House to abandon controversial nominee for Council on Environmental Quality head

Democrats and some Midwestern Republicans anxious Hartnett White's previous comments calling the EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard unethical would lead to a weaker biofuels program. "And she shows that prosperity and clean air can go hand in hand". Refering to mysterious organization authorities, the Post says Harnett's designation couldn't win enoug...

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  • Army soldiers killed in LoC shelling
Army soldiers killed in LoC shelling

In the heavy shelling, four personnel were killed and four persons injured, he said, adding that Indian Army was giving a befitting reply as heavy exchanges were still on. The mortar shells were aimed at even near residential areas, sources said, adding that the Indian Army was retaliating strongly and effectively. The DC said all 84 schools loca...

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  • South Sudan: US to Impose Arms Restrictions Against Juba
South Sudan: US to Impose Arms Restrictions Against Juba

The ongoing violations by the parties especially that which is orchestrated by the government troops in Bieh, Yei, Western Upper Nile and several locations in South Sudan are unacceptable. The council sanctioned several senior South Sudanese officials on both sides of the conflict in 2015. Humanitarian partners in South Sudan need US$1.7 billion to...

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